Current issues of interest to employers are featured here, dealing with compliance, trends, and recent developments.
Job Satisfaction 2023
U.S. job satisfaction has hit an all-time high, according to a survey from The Conference Board.
Well-being is a key part of employers' workforce strategy, according to research.
Employee or contractor?
You say employee, I say independent contractor: 11 best practices for avoiding worker misclassification suits.
What candidates want
Survey reveals job seekers want honesty in the recruitment process, transparency regarding salary range, job flexibility, and to feel valued
Organizations are looking within for emerging leaders. Research reveals what employers look for and the difference it makes.
April 2023 Labor Statistics
Unemployment rate changes little at 3.4% in April, BLS reports.
They don't want to quit, but...
Seventy-five percent of employees don’t want to quit, but half don’t see a path forward with their current employer, according to this analysis.
Business value and EX
Two-thirds of businesses at risk of losing value due to untapped employee experience, according to this article that summarizes new research.
HR leaders confident
HR leaders are confident about hiring, retaining workers, despite recession worries, according to the Conference Board in this summary article.
2023 Labor charges are up
In the first half of Fiscal Year 2023, the NLRB reports, unfair labor practice charges and union representation petitions have increased significantly. Read the executive summary here.
March 2023 Labor Statistics
The unemployment rate changed little at 3.5% in March, BLS reports. Read the summary of labor statistics here.